A week after revealing the Zenfone Max Pro (M2) and Zenfone Max (M2) in all its glory, Asus has released an update to its older ZenFone Max Pro (M1) which will bring the latest security updates from Google and also feature some enhancements in the camera and audio departments of the budget device.
The latest update shifts the firmware of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 to FOTA version – OPM1.WW_Phone-15.2016.1811.338-20181206 and packs in the latest November 2018 batch of Android Security update from Google. Asus says the update will further improve the compatibility issues with the WiFi hotspot and with third-party apps. The update will also render better utilisation of battery and will thus Optimize power consumption of the Zenfone device.
Additionally, the FOTA update says to improve the camera performance of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 when using it for video recording. The update will also improve the sound output when listening to music through headphones.
The latest update for the Zenfone Max Pro (M1) will be released later today by 12:30 PM and will be rolled out in batches, meaning a wider rollout can be expected in the coming weeks.
To recall, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with near stock experience and it is backed up by 5000mAh battery.
The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor along with Adreno 509 GPU. The smartphone has a dual rear camera setup with 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for bokeh effects. There is an 8-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling.